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Unformatted text preview: Given quantity is in moles, unknown quantity is in grams Given quantity is in grams, unknown quantity is in moles Given and unknown quantities are in grams Limiting reactant- reactant limiting amounts of other reactants that combine and the amount of product that can form Excess reactant- substance not used up completely Theoretical yield- maximum amount of a product produced from a given amount of reactant Actual yield- measured amount of a product obtained from a reaction Percent yield- ratio of the actual yield to the theoretical yield, multiplied by 100 Amount of product obtained is usually less than the theoretical yield This is due to side reactions and purification of elements Percent yield Is also known as the efficiency of a reaction...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2010 for the course CHEM Chemistry taught by Professor Plants during the Spring '10 term at Clear Creek.
- Spring '10